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New publication of the book "Crete, a continent in an island"

  • 21 Sep 2015

The Natural History Museum (University of Crete) has recently released the long-awaited book on the nature of Crete, entitled "Crete, a continent in an island" translated by Ben Petre. This publication is an essay by Dimos Tsantilis, a writer and communicator of science, in cooperation with scientists working at the museum, containing more than 350 color photographs (and drawings).

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Academy of Sciences of Athens award NHMC

  • 29 Jan 2013

During a very decent ceremony that took place on the evening of the 28th of December 2012 at the Academy of Sciences in Athens, the Natural History Museum of Crete of the University of Crete was awarded by the Emmanuel Benakis prize of the Academy.

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Dinos of Patagonia in Athens

  • 03 Oct 2012

The exhibition "Dinos of Patagonia in Athens" opened on the first of October 2012. The exhibition will be hosted at the Riding Center of Olympic Properties at Goudi park, opposite of the Badminton theater, untill 31 of May 2013, and is co-organized by the Natural History Museum of Crete, the Grupo Cultural SRL and the Friends of Natural History Museum of Crete.

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Natural History Museum of Crete, University of Crete

  Knossou Ave., P.O. Box 2208, 71409 Heraklion Crete, Greece

  Tel./Fax: +30 2810-324366


Exhibition Halls of Natural History Museum of Crete, University of Crete

  Sofokli Venizelou Avenue Heraklion Crete, Greece

  Tel: +30 2810 282740, +30 2810 393630 - Fax: +30 2810 393636